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Unread 12-08-2012, 11:59 AM   #1
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Sway bar link kit

Just realized I need a new sway bar link kit. I have a 4.5" lift. The only one that I have found so far that I can afford, the links have a curve in them but the ones on mine are(well are supposed to be) straight. Would this kit work or do I need to find some that are completely straight?

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Unread 12-08-2012, 12:18 PM   #2
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What do the original ones look like?
And this is an XJ forum...your info says you have a WJ?
Check out Roughcountry.com. Quick disco's are $60.
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Unread 12-08-2012, 12:36 PM   #3
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Yea I'm on the iPhone app idk how to change the info. I have an xj now.

They look just like these but without the curve.

http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kits...t_pn=EXP55597B
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Unread 12-08-2012, 12:37 PM   #4
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This jeep is my daily so I don't need quick disconnect.
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This jeep is my daily so I don't need quick disconnect.
4.5" lift, 33" tires... no disco's?
You, sir, are abusing your Jeep!
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Unread 12-13-2012, 06:24 PM   #7
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I just bought it about 2 weeks ago.
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Unread 12-13-2012, 09:03 PM   #8
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Stock links have the bend in them to line up with the sway bar which is more narrow than the axle brackets, most aftermarket do not which can wear the bushings a bit sooner, but bushing kits are pretty cheap.

I fabbbed my own set of endlinks using a rod end at the top, so I don't have to deal with as mush bushing abuse. If you're handy and have the tools that's the way to go, but dagr8tim's link is a fine choice as are most other options from most offroad vendors.
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Stock links have the bend in them to line up with the sway bar which is more narrow than the axle brackets, most aftermarket do not which can wear the bushings a bit sooner, but bushing kits are pretty cheap.

I fabbbed my own set of endlinks using a rod end at the top, so I don't have to deal with as mush bushing abuse. If you're handy and have the tools that's the way to go, but dagr8tim's link is a fine choice as are most other options from most offroad vendors.
These are what I put on mine. Not sure if they would work for 4.5 inches of lift.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251156470260
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